“I hope that this commitment from Scotland will help galvanise others to assist the people of Mali in this crisis situation.” Ben MacPherson
The design and build contract for the 21.4 metre vessel was secured by Astilleros Armon S.A which has its main base in Northern Spain.
Best Start Grants replace and expand on the UK Government’s Sure Start Maternity Grant by providing eligible families with £600 on the birth of their first child and £300 on the birth of any subsequent children.
An offer by Orkney Islands Council to purchase the islands of Faray, Holm of Faray and Red Holm has been accepted.
“Today is an historic occasion, as this is the first time that the Parliament has ever legislated on the management of the Scottish Crown estate.”
A video interview with Singer/Songwriter Sarah McQuaid who is currently in Orkney.
399 of pedestrian casualties were children, two died and 106 were seriously injured. These incidents nearly all took place in built up areas.
Greens Gain Backing of Scottish Government to Prohibit the Mechanical Harvesting of Kelp by Dredging
“My constituents on the west coast have engaged in an extremely effective campaign and deserve to be commended for their great efforts in securing this change of heart by the Scottish Government.”
“European funding has been of considerable importance to our islands over the past 40 years,”
In Scotland 29 motorcyclists died directly from the accident and 281 were seriously injured in 2017.